Who knew Jack Kerouac was the father of sabermetrics?

California Correspondent May 16, 2009 0


Jack Kerouac recorded player stats, analyzed their performance and wrote about them in a homemade newsletter. Sound familiar? The only difference of course is that Kerouc made up his teams, the athletes, and their stats.

In looking over his roster I wouldn’t mind trading BJ Upton to the Fords for Pancho Villa. Upton has been awful this year and I hear there is a lot of potential upside with Villa.

[NY Times]

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